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Cyber Security and Insurance Coverages

(8/26/2015) Amid a rising number of data breaches, financial fraud and identity theft, cyber coverage is popular in today's excess and surplus lines market, experts say... full story

U.S. System Deserves Mutual Recognition From Europe

(8/26/2015) Speaking with A.M. Best at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Summer National Meeting, Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart, a member of t... full story

Agent to Agent: Maximizing Mobile: From Good Idea to Must-Do

(8/26/2015) For the past couple of years, consumers have increasingly used mobile devices to search the web... full story

The PIA Partnership Research Creates Industry Buzz

(8/19/2015) In the week since the release of research results compiled by The PIA Partnership, the findings are getting noticed in the industry... full story

A Better Prospect for Agent Issues?

(8/19/2015) A new Congress often brings with it new opportunities... full story

Agent and Broker Employment Up 3.1 Percent in Last 12 Months

(8/19/2015) The latest U.S. Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data for June 2015 shows that, on a year-over-year basis, virtually every subsector of insur... full story

Cars Can Be Hacked by Usage-based Insurance Discount Trackers

(8/19/2015) Student engineers from the University of California, San Diego, have discovered that cars can be hacked by tapping into one of the plug-in usage-based insurance... full story

NAIC 2015 Summer Meeting Wraps Up

(8/19/2015) The 2015 Summer Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners took place in Chicago from Friday, August 14 to Tuesday, August 18... full story

Millennials Value Face-to-Face Meetings

(8/19/2015) Born roughly between 1980-2000, Millennials are often portrayed as preferring texting to talking and online to real life... full story

Agents Win: Groundbreaking Research by The PIA Partnership

(8/13/2015) Extensive nationwide research conducted by The PIA Partnership has found that small business owners strongly prefer independent insurance agents as they make ch... full story

NAIC Meets This Week, Cybersecurity Bill of Rights to Be Considered

(8/13/2015) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will hold their 2015 summer meeting from August 14 to August 18 in Chicago, Illinois... full story

FACI Discusses Insurance Affordability

(8/13/2015) The Federal Advisory Committee on Insurance, a committee of state regulators, insurance industry professionals, and academics that provides nonbinding advice an... full story

P/C Rates Edge Up in July

(8/12/2015) In July, commercial property and casualty insurance rates rose 1 percent on average, compared to rates in June, according to MarketScout... full story

Complimentary Webcast: Empowering the Buyer: Agents Need Speed to Market

(8/12/2015) How are agents and brokers leveraging new technologies to improve efficiency, close more business and better serve clients? full story

Pennsylvania Supreme Court: Policyholders Entitled to Coverage Despite Insurers' Refusal to Settle

(7/29/2015) Pennsylvania policyholders are entitled to coverage if they settle a case without their insurer's consent when the insurer is providing defense under a reservat... full story

Hackers Can Hijack Vehicles Remotely, Recall Ordered

(7/29/2015) Fiat Chrysler will recall 1.4 million vehicles in the United States to install software to prevent hackers from gaining remote control of the engine, steering o... full story

Agent to Agent: Automated Marketing With a Little Pepper

(7/29/2015) PIA member Tim Shaw of Tim Shaw Insurance – Acentria in Fort Myers, Florida, was working with a prominent insurance marketing firm with a slick digital system... full story

Berkley: "Cursed" With Being a Domestic Insurer

(7/29/2015) While offshore insurers enjoy a competitive advantage, W. R. Berkley is "cursed with being a domestic insurance company," according to CEO William R. Berkley, w... full story

It's a Bird, It's a's An Insurance Adjuster?

(7/29/2015) Liberty Mutual Insurance has joined other insurers by embracing drone technology as part of its claims management strategy for natural disasters and other high-... full story

Some Insurers Consider 'Data-for-Doughnuts'

(7/29/2015) Driving down a highway, you approach a Dunkin Donuts... full story